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November 20, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Wildfires carry a one-two punch. After the damage caused by the wildfire, flooding is the most common and costly natural hazard in the nation. And, after the record-breaking...
November 18, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As record-breaking wildfires continue to cause severe devastation in California’s Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, FEMA is assisting state and local governments and first...
November 17, 2018
While nearly ten thousand firefighters continue to battle three major wildfires in California, state and federal agencies are strategically co-located and working around the clock to coordinate...
November 16, 2018
SAIPAN, MP- On Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) on Rota will close, but help will still be available for disaster survivors impacted by Typhoon Mangkhut...
November 15, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), jointly operated by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will...
November 14, 2018
SAIPAN, MP- On Friday, November 16, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) on Saipan will open in a new location. The DRC will open at the Multi-Purpose Center off Tekken Street in...
November 12, 2018
SAIPAN, MP — The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Saipan will be closed on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 for the election. The DRC will reopen for normal hours of operation from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m....
November 10, 2018
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of California to...
November 10, 2018
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump’s emergency disaster declaration issued for the state of...
November 9, 2018
OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the Woolsey...
November 9, 2018
OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the Hill...
November 8, 2018
SAIPAN, MP — Effective tomorrow, Friday, November 9, 2018, three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be open to assist residents who suffered damages and property loss due to Typhoon Yutu and...
November 8, 2018
OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the Camp...
November 8, 2018
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to provide financial assistance to the Commonwealth of Northern...
November 4, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S Small Business Administration today announced the opening of an SBA Business Recovery Center in Saipan to provide a wide range of services to businesses impacted by Super...
October 31, 2018
The likelihood of finding mold in households and properties increases drastically due to water damage caused by flooding, backed-up sewage, leaks, damp spaces, overflows or high humidity caused by a...
October 29, 2018
On Sunday, October 28, 2018, CNMI Leadership and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) conducted a Post-Declaration Damage Assessment. Saipan, Tinian and Rota experienced very heavy rainfall...
October 27, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands businesses and residents as a result of President Trump’s major disaster...
October 27, 2018
The CNMI Government, FEMA and the Red Cross will be distributing food and water throughout Saipan at five distribution sites on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 11:00 AM. The sites will be operated in a...
October 10, 2018
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to provide financial assistance to the U.S. Territory of Guam (...